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Re: Fwd (TAG): Draft finding - "Transitioning the Web to HTTPS"

From: Eric J. Bowman <eric@bisonsystems.net>
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 2014 18:17:17 -0700
To: Marc Fawzi <marc.fawzi@gmail.com>
Cc: "henry.story@bblfish.net" <henry.story@bblfish.net>, Chris Palmer <palmer@google.com>, Nick Doty <npdoty@w3.org>, David Singer <singer@apple.com>, TAG List <www-tag@w3.org>, "public-privacy (W3C mailing list)" <public-privacy@w3.org>
Message-Id: <20141230181717.475129a60abc5ce7868b1ec3@bisonsystems.net>
Marc Fawzi wrote:
> I don't understand the fixation with TLS. 

Me either.

> DANE sounds good on the surface and so does the "certificate
> transparency" initiative (for CA auditing) 

Or maybe, the fact that the PKI/CA system needs so much fixing, should
be taken as evidence that a better solution needs devising. Instead of
pouring the anointing oil on a solution that doesn't solve the problem.

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